• Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime vs Sony Xperia Z3+

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime vs Sony Xperia Z3+

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Sony
Announced August 2014 September 2014 May 2015
Status Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014 Available - June 2015
Price - Rs. 7,499 ($110.28) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 49,999 ($735.28) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, white, gold, silver, blue Black, White White, black, copper, aqua green
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
144.8 x 72.1 x 8.6 mm
(5.7 x 2.84 x 0.34 in)
146 x 72 x 6.9 mm
(5.75 x 2.83 x 0.27 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 156 g (5.5 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900) - G530F
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - G530FZ
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 28(700) - G530Y
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 20(800),
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 40(2300)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - IP68 certified - dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
- Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5430 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 305 Adreno 430
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 8 GB 32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 5.0 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (320 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (220 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.95% 66.19% 70.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No FM radio FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar] 5.1 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPAHSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.1, A2DP, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1860 mAh 2600 mAh 2930 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 580 h (2G)
Up to 590 h (3G)
Talk Time - - Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 17 h (3G)